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Estate of Harry Fagen to Match All North Texas Food Bank Gifts Through Dec. 31, Up to $250,000

With all this talk of abundance, it’s important to take a moment for a reality check about the state of hunger in Texas today. Not sure if you knew this, but the USDA reported this morning that Texas is the second hungriest state in the nation. This isn’t just sad news given the fast-approaching holiday […]

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Quick Rant: The Closing Go Fish Ocean Club Stinks Like Rotten Fish

I am on vacation. I vowed I would not use a computer for 10 days. Well, despite the lovely beach, fine food, and great reading I’ve done, I can’t fight my addiction with connecting to the Internet any longer. Yesterday, I jumped on quickly to learn that Go Fish Ocean Club closed after business on […]

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Bella Restaurant & Bar Owners Clear Out Under Cover of Night

A relative of a D staffer with first-hand knowledge of the goings-on at the newly closed Bella Restaurant & Bar in Uptown let us in on an interesting tidbit: turns out that Bella’s owners not only ceased operations last Thursday night, but also ransacked the place in a dark-of-the-night flee, making off with tables, chairs, […]

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Bijoux Owner/Sommelier Gina Gottlich Launches Monthly Wine Ed Courses

Stating Dec. 3, Bijoux sommelier and owner Gina Gottlich will begin a series of monthly wine education classes from 7 to 8 pm at Bijoux’s Lovers Ln. location. In the inaugural class, Gina will showcase Syrahs from California, France, and Australia paired with canapes, compliments of Gottlich’s husband and partner, Chef Scott Gottlich. Individual classes […]

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Final Meddlesome Moth Beer Tasting of 2010 Tonight at 6 pm

Head to Meddlesome Moth tonight at 6 pm for the brew-porium’s final tasting (sniff) of 2010. Moth owner “Captain” Keith Schlabs and cicerone Matt Quenette are closing out this year’s tasting season with some pretty exceptional (and limited) beer offerings, artisanal cheeses and cured meats handpicked by Chef Chad Kelley, and a special presentation by […]

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Restaurants & Retailers Pair Up for A Taste of Henderson by Candlelight This Wednesday

Chow down and shop it up on Henderson Ave. this Wednesday night from 6-9 pm when merchants and restaurants will pair up to host the 19th annual Candlelight Walk on Henderson. Stop by any of the participating retailers to enjoy complimentary finger foods and excellent pre-holiday deals. jump for the pairings…

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Oh, Come All Ye Hop Heads to Common Table on Sunday Nights for Brew Masters Viewing Parties

When the Discovery channel announced the development of Brew Masters, a new shadow-style reality show following the men behind the malt, specifically the brew-ventures of Dogfish Head Brewery’s brewer-founder Sam Calagione, we jumped for joy (or would have if we hadn’t had so much beer last night). We thought we couldn’t be happier as we […]

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